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Ruetten Name Meaning

German (Rütten): from a field name, here showing an inflected form from a full name like aus den Rütten ‘from the clearing(s)’ (see Rutten and Reuter 1). HB, KH. ExG***

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rutten, Rutzen, Reiten, Retter, Etten, Velten, Ruther, Riester

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Ruetten Family Origin

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Ruetten Family Occupations

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Ruetten Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Ruetten Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ruetten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ruetten in 1960 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

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